South Shore Locavores

Calling all Locavores

Join us! Everyone is welcome.

Where does your food come from? How does it get to you? How healthy is it? How can you support local farmers and food producers through your food purchases?

The Kingston Public Library and edible South Shore & South Coast have teamed up to host an ongoing series of programs about the phenomenon of “eating locally.” Please join us in the discovery of our local food. 


Next up, Nov. 20th: Apple-Pie-Making Marathon, The frozen unbaked pies we assemble will be donated to families through the Greater Plymouth Food Warehouse, with the help of their Food Resources Manager, Linda Rohr. 

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. We’ll provide the ingredients, but donations towards ingredients are very welcome.

Are you a particularly good pie chef? Would you like to volunteer to roll out crusts? Please get in touch with Sia by November 6th.

If you can, please bring knives, corers, peelers, rolling pins, and cookie cutters with fall shapes.

$50 gift card to Bondo’s in Marshfield and
$50 gift card to Port Bistro in Kingston. 

Future gatherings:

December 18: The ABCs of Bees, with beekeeper Joe Sybertz. See Joe starring in The Bee Movie here

2015: Thursdays, January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, and May 21

*Gatherings take place 7pm at the Beal House, 222 Main Street, Kingston MA 02364

Vendors and participants donate great door prizes!! (Please let us know if you’d like to be a speaker at any of the programs or would like to offer a door prize.) 

Please note: The South Shore Locavore’s program is run on a volunteer basis. Would you like to be more closely involved with the SSL gatherings? There are various ways you could help with preparing or running the sessions. If you’re interested in volunteering, let us know.

Love to cook? Please feel free to bring a dish to share to any of the gatherings. There will be time at the beginning and end of each meeting for Munching and Mingling. 

TEAM UP AGAINST HUNGER: In an effort to help fight hunger on the South Shore, we will be collecting non-perishable foods at the beginning of each gathering to donate to the Greater Plymouth Food Warehouse. If you can, please bring a can. 

The gatherings are free. However, if you are able, donations of $0 to $10 will be gratefully accepted to help cover expenses. Any surplus will be used towards library book purchases. South Shore Locavores is a collaboration between the Kingston Public Library and edible South Shore & South Coast magazine.

Gather with us at 7:00pm
Beal House/Sampson Hall
222 Main Street, Kingston MA 02364

Besides the terrific speakers and demos, we’ll provide thorough topic-related resource lists complied by the Kingston Public Library for each session.
See complete list here.

If you’d like to be added to the SSL mailing list please send your email address to Sia Stewart at

What folks are saying:

Colchester Neighborhood Farm
Kingston Reporter

SSL Facebook

Click here to peruse some of our past gatherings


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